Can Turkey and Russia push back Iran in Syria?

2017/01/04 At: 00:49

Not so long ago, the question on many people’s minds was whom the US would choose as partners in the liberation of the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from the …


Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

2017/01/02 At: 13:23

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman …


Syrian child refugees taught to release stress and resist recruitment

2017/01/02 At: 13:20

The screams of a dozen Syrian and Palestinian children pierce the air of a community center in Lebanon’s Shatila refugee camp. Yet the children are not hurt. They are yelling …


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UN calls for ‘immediate’ access to thousands under siege in Syria

2017/01/17 At: 23:26

The UN has called for “immediate” access to besieged parts of Syria as more than half a million civilians continue to live under siege across the country. The warning comes …

Can Turkey and Russia push back Iran in Syria?

2017/01/04 At: 00:49

Not so long ago, the question on many people’s minds was whom the US would choose as partners in the liberation of the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from the …

Russia gets UN backing for Syria truce, Kazakhstan talks

2017/01/01 At: 00:02

A ceasefire held across most of Syria on Saturday as Russia and Turkey secured unanimous passage of a UN resolution backing their efforts to “jumpstart” talks aimed at ending the …

World Mirror

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

2017/01/02 At: 13:23

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman …

Russian military jet crashes on way to Syria, 92 killed

2016/12/25 At: 17:06

A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday …

Refugees

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Syrian child refugees taught to release stress and resist recruitment

2017/01/02 At: 13:20

The screams of a dozen Syrian and Palestinian children pierce the air of a community center in Lebanon’s Shatila refugee camp. Yet the children are not hurt. They are yelling …

Refugee pleaded with doctors on Manus Island for help before his death

2016/12/27 At: 23:29

In the days before Sudanese refugee Faysal Ishak Ahmed collapsed and died, he pleaded with doctors inside the Manus Island detention centre to treat him, having been “more than 20 …

The price of ‘stopping the boats’: abusing asylum seekers and shaming Australia

2016/12/27 At: 23:27

Australia is closing the gap between our democratic ideals and the oppressive regimes asylum seekers are fleeing from. Our greatest fear while working in Nauru – that someone would die …

Economics Mirror

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Generation rent: official figures overstate UK home ownership – study

2016/12/27 At: 23:04

Barely half of all families in Britain own their own home, research highlighting the extent of the rise of generation rent shows. A study by the Resolution Foundation thinktank has …

Monte dei Paschi shortfall €8bn, ECB says

2016/12/27 At: 23:02

The cost of rescuing Monte dei Paschi has escalated after the European Central Bank told the struggling Italian lender that it required €8.8bn (£7.5bn) to mend its finances. The lender, …

Italian cabinet gives green light to Monte dei Paschi di Siena bailout

2016/12/25 At: 01:18

The Italian government has agreed to a bailout of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) after the world’s oldest bank admitted that it had failed to raise €5bn (£4.25bn) from …